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Scientific Meeting 2018
Day 1
2018-06-14
08:15
Registration at the Exhibition and eposters with coffee and pastries
08:50
Welcome, housekeeping and introductions
Mr. Gerry Fahy
Galway
08:55
Session I – Free Papers

8.55 am
National incidence of malignant eyelid tumours in Ireland 2005-2015 101
Clare Quigley – (abstract)

9.00 am
17 years experience of periocular basal cell carcinoma in the under 40 population, within a ‘one-stop tumour clinic’ 102
Ed Saxby – (abstract)

9.05 am
Where did my Tumour Go? : Absence of Residual Basal Cell Carcinoma in Reexcised Specimens, a 10-year Review 103
Lindsay McGrath – (abstract)

9.10 am
Recurrence of basal cell carcinomas following surgical excision – is 5 years surveillance necessary? 104
Fabila Murta – (abstract)

9.15 am
Long-term outcome of eyelid melanoma 105
John Bladen – (abstract)

9.20 am
The genetics of sebaceous gland carcinoma 106
Saul Rajak – (abstract)

9.25 am
The Propeller Flap – a revolutionary technique in periocular reconstruction 107
Jonathan Morton – (abstract)

9.30 am
The tunnelled midline forehead island flap – an elegant single-stage flap for inner canthal reconstruction 108
Jonathan Morton – (abstract)

9.35 am
Efficacy of Porcine Acellular Dermal Matrix in the Management of Lower Eyelid Retraction: Case Series 109
Lindsay McGrath – (abstract)

9.40 am
A New Audit Tool for Oculoplastic Surgical Outcome Data 110
Clare Inkster – (abstract)

9.45 am
Evaluating hair cycle stage in eyelash follicles: a pilot study 111
James Laybourne – (abstract)

9.50 am
Ideal Angle of Lester Jones Tube placement as studied in Thiel-embalmed human cadavers 112
Egle Rostron – (abstract)

Chaired by:

Mr. Austin McCormick
Aintree
Mr. Jeremy Bowyer
Stoke on Trent
10:00
Session II – Keynote Lecture
Eyelid malignancies and eyelid reconstruction
Prof. Tim Sullivan
Queensland, Australia
10:30
Tea, coffee and eposters at the trade exhibition
11:00
Session III – Orbital inflammatory disease symposium

Chaired by:

Miss Rachna Murthy
Cambridge
Mr. Gerry Fahy
Galway
11:01
Diagnostic dilemmas in orbital inflammatory disease
Mr. Paul Cauchi
Glasgow
11:20
Immunosuppression and treatment of IOID
Prof. Geraldine McCarthy
Consultant Rheumatologist, Dublin
11:45
Squint surgery in orbital disease
Miss Gill Adams
London
12:15
Session IV – Free Papers

12.15 pm
Thyroid Eye Disease in Primary auto-immune Hypothyroidism 113
Laura Abbeel – (abstract)

12.20 pm
A nomenclature to describe the longitudinal sequence of visual field defects in progressive thyroid eye disease compressive optic neuropathy 114
Suzanne Freitag– (abstract)

12.25 pm
Facial Expression Analysis Software in the Objective Assessment of Perceived Emotional State in Thyroid Eye Disease 115
Matthew Edmunds – (abstract)

12.30 pm
Early Low Dose Rituximab for Active Thyroid Eye Disease: An Effective and Well Tolerated Treatment 116
Jonathan Norris – (abstract)

12.35 pm
Mycophenolate mofetil plus systemic steroid in active Graves’ orbitopathy (GO): a review of clinical and safety outcomes 117
Jonathan Kirk – (abstract)

12.40 pm
Grading the clinical severity of epiphora: the TEARS score 118
Chris Schulz – (abstract)

12.45 pm
Developing a Quality-of-Life Measure for Patients with Epiphora 119
Chris Schulz – (abstract)

12.50 pm
Long – term outcomes of endoscopic endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy 120
Sohraab Yadav – (abstract)

12.55 pm
Lacrimal Scintigraphy in practice: Correlation of imaging with surgical outcome 121
Priscilla Mathewson – (abstract)

Chaired by:

Miss Rizwana Khan
Dublin
Miss Rebecca Ford
Bristol
13:00
Lunch and eposters at the trade exhibition
14:00
Session V – Round Table Discussions
15:00
Tea, coffee and eposters at the trade exhibition
15:30
Background and aims of the Association of British Ocularists
Mr. Robin Brammar
Ocularist, Cheshire / Dublin
15:30
Session VI – Socket symposium

Chaired by:

Mr. Tim Fulcher
Dublin
Mr. Bernie Chang
Leeds
15:40
Management of exposed orbital implants
Mr. Cornelius René
Cambridge
16:05
Post enucleation socket syndrome
Dr Peter Dolman
Vancouver, Canada
16:35
Paediatric anophthalmic socket
Mr. Manoj Parulekar
Birmingham
17:01
AGM
17:30
Meeting close
19:15
Gala Dinner in Guinness Storehouse, St James’s Gate
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